Defence Minister Apostolakis meets U.S. Senator Bob Menendez

Defence Minister Evangelos Apostolakis met on Monday with the head of Democrats in the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez. The meeting focused on bilateral relations in the Eastern Mediterranean and the security environment in [...]

Mitsotakis: Greek voters will send a strong message of support for ND

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday had a working brunch with EU member-state ambassadors in Athens, organised by the ambassador of Romania, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency. During the meeting, [...]

Tsipras: Greece seeks to be a catalyst and a bridge to the Euro-Arab dialogue

“Greece is constantly seeking to be a catalyst and bridge to the Euro-Arab dialogue,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said late on Sunday during a speech at the first European Union-Arab League summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The [...]

ND’s Spyraki stresses need for a change in politics

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesperson Maria Spyraki in an interview with public broadcaster ERT on Tuesday stressed the need for a change in politics. Spyraki stressed the importance of dealing with non-viable loans. “This problem [...]

“2019 will be remembered as a year of great political change,” Mitsotakis says

New Democacy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on citizens to rally behind him to bring about the political change the country is in need of, during a party event in Agioi Anargiroi, Athens. Mitsotakis, who will run on the ticket of the [...]

DIMAR rejects cooperation scenarios with SYRIZA

The Democratic Left (DIMAR) in an announcement on Wednesday rejected scenarios referring to DIMAR’s cooperation with SYRIZA. Those who accusing DIMAR of “striking bargains” cannot understand DIMAR’s decision to stand [...]

Gennimata expels Theoharopoulos from Movement for Change parliamentary group

Movement for Change (KINAL) leader Fofi Gennimata announced on Sunday that she expels Thanassis Theoharopoulos from the party’s parliamentary group. “Theoharopoulos’ decision to vote in favour of the Prespes Agreement serves [...]

Parliament President conveys condolences to Indonesian counterpart

Parliament President Nikos Voutsis conveyed his condolences to Indonesia’s Speaker of the People’s Representative Council Bambang Soesatyo over the destructive tsunami in his country that claimed the lives of nearly 300 people on [...]

New poll: ND has regained an over ten percentage point lead over SYRIZA

New Democracy has regained an over ten percentage point lead – 10.5 percentage points – over ruling SYRIZA, according to a poll ordered by SKAI television and conducted by Greece’s Pulse polling company. The result, following a proportional [...]

Discussion of 2019 state budget begins at Parliament’s plenary session

The discussion of the 2019 state budget opened in Parliament’s plenary session on Wednesday evening, with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attending. It is the first budget to be tabled in Parliament following Greece’s successful completion [...]